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A very special item
Old 06-10-2019, 02:43 PM   #1
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Hi gents,
my 10 years on this great forum ...it is a good opportunity to show this special and rare piece of the FJ uniform.
Hope you guys like this early trial model
Enjoy !
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Old 06-10-2019, 03:48 PM   #2
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Very special Gustav! Earliest pair known, and named as well.

They have found a great home....
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Old 06-10-2019, 03:57 PM   #3
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Congrats Gustav, exeptional condition of incredible rare trousers .
Any markings ?
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Old 06-10-2019, 06:05 PM   #4
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So the gravity knife pocket had 3 snaps rather than 2 on the regular pair? What else made these trousers unique?
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Old 06-11-2019, 02:54 AM   #5
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Sorry but I cannot directly share my Joy with you all , because :
Studs at the rear pocket ??
I always thought it was a fantasy for fake trousers.....
what is now true ?
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Old 06-11-2019, 03:24 AM   #6
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Wonderful piece Gustav
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Old 06-11-2019, 04:08 AM   #7
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Sorry but I cannot directly share my Joy with you all , because :
Studs at the rear pocket ??
I always thought it was a fantasy for fake trousers.....
what is now true ?
Roger,yes....the prym snap is on the rear pocket...this is now true
There are some more differencies between this trial model and later models.
It is the only known pair of these trial FJ pants sofar so no wonder that even some info about them in the books are incorrect
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Old 06-11-2019, 04:13 AM   #8
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Congrats Gustav, exeptional condition of incredible rare trousers .
Any markings ?
Hi Sergey...thank you.
They are well marked,made by Heisler,with the LBA 36 stamp.There is also slightly visible stamp of Fallschirmjaeger Regiment.? and 1. Schuelerkomp. stamp too...
They are named ,according to the info I have,the owner jumped in Narvik with the GBJ regiment...
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"I. Schülerkompanie" was founded in Stendal in 1936, and later became "1. Schülerkompanie", but I am not sure when. Obviously FJR1 was created in the spring of 1938, so these trousers are exceptionally fascinating and unique.

Likely to have been taken from the school (like helmets and smocks) and given to the GBJs for the Narvik campaign. Perhaps the veteran took them home and never wore them again, which would explain how they survived, and in that condition.
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Old 06-11-2019, 10:43 AM   #10
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Very nice early piece !
Interesting are the Snaps on the back pockets and the 3 Snaps on the Knife pocket !
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Very rare ! Congrats !

First original pair I've seen
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Old 06-11-2019, 01:35 PM   #12
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a dream ...

congratulations Gustav !
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Old 06-11-2019, 03:13 PM   #13
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"I. Schülerkompanie" was founded in Stendal in 1936, and later became "1. Schülerkompanie", but I am not sure when. Obviously FJR1 was created in the spring of 1938, so these trousers are exceptionally fascinating and unique.

Likely to have been taken from the school (like helmets and smocks) and given to the GBJs for the Narvik campaign. Perhaps the veteran took them home and never wore them again, which would explain how they survived, and in that condition.
My theory as well Willy.They simply took everything available at the moment they needed to supply the unit to be sent to Narvik very fast.Interesting is that the pants are made by Heisler as almost all early FJ items.
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Old 06-12-2019, 06:48 AM   #14
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Top very rare and very nice piece you have Gustav. It looks you won a Jackpot
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Old 06-12-2019, 08:13 AM   #15
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School version sounds very legit . Based on condition I'd say they worn but not too much..This pair will fit well on mannequin with m36 smock just need to add right helmet 😎 don't forget share photos
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